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One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Along with Badrinath, Dwarka, and Rameshwaram, Puri is one of the four must-visit pilgrimage sites for Hindus. The revered city of Char Dhams, Puri is also the coastal city and its most famous attraction is the Jagannath temple. The best way to visit the pilgrimage city is with our custom designed one day Puri Local sightseeing tour by private car.

Puri is believed to be the resting place of Lord Shiva. Located along the coast of Bay of Bengal, the beaches in Puri are some of the most prominent beaches on this coastline. The city of Puri was established in the 3rd century B.C. Puri, Konark, and Bhubaneswar form the Golden Triangle of Orissa. The cities are of immense religious significance, and their cultural heritage attracts tourists to the state of Orissa.

Chilika Lake, Gundicha Ghar, and the Konark Sun Temple are other must-visit places close to Puri which you can visit apart from your one day Puri Local Sightseeing Package. Balighai beach, Beleswar beach, Swargadwar beach, Puri beach, and the Chandrabhaga beach are unique beaches where you can relax and spend time with your family.

Puri beach is also known as the Golden beach. Other than being a place for recreation, the beach is also an important site of Hindu pilgrimage. The government of Orissa organizes the annual Puri Beach Festival in November. The beach also displays spectacular sand sculptures made by the iconic sand artist, Sudarsan Pattnaik.

Puri is also emerging as an industrial hub with significant manufacturing companies being set up here. The Rath Yatra takes place during June and July. It’s the best time to visit Puri.

The gorgeous temples and quiet beaches of Puri, along with its Rath Yatra draw in thousands of pilgrims and tourists every year. Proximity to Kolkata, Calicut, and Bhubaneswar has turned Puri into a weekend getaway.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Puri Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Puri Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Duke’s Nose, Ghangad – Tailbaila, Koraigad, Karla Caves, Lion’s Point, Celebrity Wax Museum, Bhushi Dam
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Puri Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

How to book Puri Local 1 Day Package?

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  • Receive a confirmation email or SMS from Service Provider
  • Receive Driver details on SMS or email 2 hours before the tour.
  • Show the SMS/Email to the driver
  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Puri tour

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Package Glimpse One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
Puri can be visited throughout the year but avoid peak summer months from April to June. Summers are boiling and humid, thus a very uncomfortable time to visit. The winter months from December to February are cold and the best time to visit the temple and the beaches, so plan your one day Puri trip accordingly.

Rath Yatra is organized every year in June and July, and it is during this time that Puri welcomes the maximum number of visitors. The one-day tour package of Puri includes visits to Shri Jagannath Puri Temple, Puri Beach, Narendra Tank, Raghurajpur Artist Village, Markandeshwar Temple and Swargadwar Beach.

Cabs that our partners offer with your one-day puri city tour package are sleek and modern. Comfortable seats and AC ensure that you see Puri in total comfort and luxury. Prices offered by our cab vendors are unbeatable and inclusive of extra charges such as toll tax, driver batta and the likes.


Itinerary for your One Day Puri Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Bhushi Dam

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Shri Jagannath Puri Temple 9:30 AM
Puri Beach 9:45 AM
Narendra Tank 10:00 AM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Raghurajpur Artist Village 2:30 AM
Markandeshwar Temple 3:20 PM
Swargadwar Beach 4:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Puri or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Puri fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Puri 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Puri Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Puri Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Puri Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Shri Jagannath Puri Temple

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Shri Jagannath Puri Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The most vibrant festivity of Shri Jagannath Puri Temple is the Rath Yatra. The colorful atmosphere, interesting rituals, and vigor of the pilgrims is a must see.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Shri Jagannath Puri Temple

This will be the first place that we visit in our one day Puri local sightseeing city tour. Located in the heart of Puri, the Jagannath Temple was built by King Indradyumna in the 11th century and is the most important spot in the state.

The temple is dedicated to one of Lord Vishnu’s incarnations, Lord Jagannath. Other than the main shrine, the smaller shrines in the temple complex are a must visit too.

The temple has been constructed in the Oriya style of architecture. There are four gates at the entrance of the temple, all of which have been beautifully decorated with intricate designs.

The Mahaprasad of the temple is famous and must not be missed out on. The kitchen of Shri Jagannath Puri Temple is also one of the most prominent kitchens in India. The specialty of the food cooked here is that all the dishes are made only in earthen pots!

Shri Jagannath Puri Temple must be visited for its serene ambiance, delicious food and just for the love of spirituality and reverence for the higher being.


2. Puri Beach

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Puri Beach
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Tourists can enjoy camel rides and horse rides at the beachside. It is the perfect way to tour the beach. You can also indulge in scuba diving, surfing, swimming and sunbathing.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Puri Beach

Puri Beach is the most famous beach in all of Orissa and will undoubtedly be that touch of nature you need in your one day Puri city tour. The beach also exhibits sculptures made by the internationally famous sand artist, Sudarshan Patnaik. The sculptures are usually inspired by the motifs drawn on the temple walls, mythological characters, episodes from Hindu mythology and current affairs. The best time to visit the beach is at sunrise and sunset.

The waters of the beach are crystal clear, and the golden sands tempt visitors into going for a swim. The beach is also the perfect place to get a taste of the lives of the locals. You can see fishermen going out in the sea to hunt for their daily catch, taste local seafood at the numerous eateries on the beach and shop for souvenirs made of seashells.


3. Narendra Tank

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Narendra Tank
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Do dip your feet in the calm water at the ghats.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Narendra Tank

Narendra Tank is only a kilometer away from Jagannath Temple. Narendra Tank, also known as Narendra Pokhari is a holy tank located in Puri. It is also one of the most massive tanks in Orissa and thus, is a must visit when you embark upon your Puri local tour.

Narendra Dev built the tank in the 15th century AD. The tank is spread over a massive area and has an island in the middle. The island houses a small temple known as Chandana Mandapa. This tank is surrounded by many temples and is considered holy. The water is 10 feet deep and has 16 ghats. You will see pilgrims bathing at these ghats.

Locals also address this spot as Chandana Pushkarini, after the Chandan Yatra of Lord Jagannath. During this festival, all the deities are removed from the temples and floated in the water of this tank. The celebrations take place during the Hindu month of Baisakhi.


4. Raghurajpur Artist Village

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Raghurajpur Artist Village
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Just visiting the village is not enough. Remember to buy paintings and artifacts for yourself and your family. Supporting art and artists is important, and we must all do our bit in keeping a vanishing art form alive!
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Raghurajpur Artist Village

If your time permits, you can also visit Raghurajpur, which is a small heritage crafts village located at a distance of 10 KM from Puri. There are about a hundred families in this village, and almost all of them are gifted artists.

The art form practiced in Raghurajpur is known as Pattachitra. The style is applied in making traditional masks, stone idols, papier mache, sculptures and wooden toys.

The village also has quite a few artists who have won national and international awards for their exceptional work so visiting this place is something to brag about, once you get back from your One day Puri sightseeing tour!

Apart from the beautiful artwork, tourists also visit the village to enjoy the scenic surroundings of coconut, palm and jackfruit groves. You can also visit the home and institution of the renowned Odissi dancer Kelucharan Mohapatra, who was born in this same village.

The neighboring villages of  Dandasahi, Nayakapatna, and Khasposak have also been identified as artist villages. Pattachitra paintings are usually made on dried palm leaves. The colorful and intricate paintings depict gods and goddesses, mythological episodes, animal, trees, and scenes of daily lives. Today the art is also being done on Tussar and Sambalpuri sarees.


5. Markandeshwar Temple

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Markandeshwar Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The entrance of the temple is guarded by a magnificent statue of Nataraja with ten arms. It’s a must-see.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Markandeshwar Temple

Also known as Markandeya Shiva Temple, Markandeshwar Temple is a famous Shiv temple in Puri. The temple is located to the north of the Jagannath Temple. The most important festivals that are organized in this temple are Chandana Yatra, Sital Sasthi, Kaliyadalan Balabhadra Janma and Ashram Bike. The temple is one of the five sacred shrines of Puri and one of the fifty-two sacred Shiva temples in India.

The temple was constructed by sage Markandeya. According to legends, the sage built this temple when Shiva appeared before him after years of meditation. The temple and the tank are engraved with ancient inscriptions and do click some pictures of these to remember your one day Puri sightseeing trip.

The temple was probably built in the 12th century. The idols of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, and Lord Ganesha are placed within the main shrine. Figurine of Lord Shiva in different avatars has been erected in the corners of the temple.


6. Swargadwar Beach

One Day Puri Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Swargadwar Beach
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The most famous bathing spot of the beach is known as Mahadadhi so make sure you give it a visit.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: || Foreigners:
  • Website: Swargadwar Beach

One of the most famous beaches of Puri, Swargadwar Beach is visited by pilgrims and tourists alike. It is believed that Sri Chaitanyadev bathed at this beach every morning. Devotees of Vaishnava cult visit the beach in the hope of attaining Nirvana, much like their spiritual guru.

The beach is also visited for its peaceful and surreal ambiance. Located very close to the beach is Swargadwar cremation ground, which is also a site of religious importance.


Puri being a pilgrim city mostly has pure vegetarian restaurants. Along with local Oriya cuisine, you can also try South Indian, Bengali and Chinese food that is served here. Must try food items in Puri are pakhala, chhena poda, and chingudi jhola. With our professional services and flawlessly planned trip, your one day trip to Puri is sure to be a memorable success!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Puri tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Puri Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Puri tour package. This 1 day Puri tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Puri and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Puri tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Puri sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


Questions about the Tour?

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